Lifestyle




Scarring? Let’s make a thing of the past

From mild acne scars along the temple and cheekbones to keloid tissue, most people have imperfections they would like to eliminate. Scarring can often remind us of times we’d like to forget, and for some it can be embarrassing—or even painful. Not only this, but the appearance of acne scars increases as we age due to lower levels of collagen production. Luckily technological advances have given us several laser treatments that are proven to help reduce or even eliminate scarring.Read More >

Lifestyle




Décolletage: Firming and tightening

We’ve already discussed décolletage discoloration issues here. Today, we’ll focus on how to best handle firming and tightening in this area. Sun damage speeds up the body’s natural process of aging, by damaging the skin’s reparative qualities. As a result, collagen production slows down, and volume decreases, leading to wrinkles, creases, and loose skin. And the sun isn’t the only thing that causes aging: gravity, menopause, or weight loss can all affect the skin of the chest.Read More >

Lifestyle




Décolletage: Erasing discoloration

Unless you’ve spent your whole life in turtlenecks, chances are the skin on your chest is beginning to show signs of sun damage: freckles, dark patches, and uneven pigmentation. The skin on our chest can reveal our age just as easily as our hands or our neck. And because the skin on our chest is very thin, sun damage is more apparent and harder to repair.Read More >

Body




Aging skin? Here’s cause for reflection

If you're looking for a powerful, non-invasive treatment for aging skin, your best results can come from combining two therapies: Ultherapy and Fraxel. Ultherapy® uses high intensity ultrasounds to lift and tighten skin, while Fraxel uses fractional lasers to reduce fine lines and discoloration. Together, these two procedures create beautiful results that will get you back to loving the face in the mirror.Read More >

Lifestyle




Your Fifties

In this 4-part series, we'll discuss unique advice and tips on keeping skin beautiful at every age. Skin profile Skin in the fifties (and beyond) is very different then skin in your twenties and your thirties.The effect of menopause (and the subsequent loss of estrogen) will speed up many of the changes you may have noticed in your forties. Skin will feel drier, and fine lines may begin to develop in the hollows of your cheeks.Read More >

Face




Blushingly good skincare tips for summer brides

If you want to look wedding-photo-flawless on your big day, our advice is simple: proper exfoliation. It's the fastest way to brighter, radiant skin. If you're already exfoliating, but not seeing the results you want, consider switching it up. If your usual method is with a grainy scrub, consider a weekly peel, a hand-held ultrasonic cleanser, or a gentle cleansing brush. Looking for something a bit more dramatic? Visit your dermatologist for a clinical-strength peel or Fraxel® resurfacing.Read More >